Women’s Space Radio Show with our guests Dr.Jacqueline Lawrence on Racial Discussions and Cynthia Leung on Black History Month events at the Museum of Sonoma County, recorded on 2/11/19, has been uploaded to the web archives. The show was recorded, broadcast and streamed over Radio KBBF 89.1 FM in the NorthBay on Monday 2/11/19 at 11 AM (repeats at 11 PM) and repeat broadcast and streamed over Radio KPCA 103.3 FM in Petaluma on Wednesday 2/13/19 at 11 AM.
The Recording of the show is archived at http://www.womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSKBBF/WSA190211.html
Black History Month Activities in Sonoma County
Chinese New Year of the Pig
1. Dr. Jacqueline Lawrence, Founder, Legacy Showcases; Facilitator, Unshackled racial discussion group
2. Cynthia Leung, Director of Public Programs and Tours, Museum of Sonoma County
Faith Ross, curator of the Petaluma History Museum Black History Month activities happening in Petaluma and listed below under Announcements.
Nancy Wang reminds us of the Chinese Year of the Boar (Pig) celebrations this month and listed below under Announcements.
1. Dr. Jacqueline Lawrence talks about her play The Spirit of Us, A Musical Journey from Africa to Hip Hop, that she will direct at the Museum of Sonoma County with her theatre troupe Legacy Showcases on Saturday February 23. Dr. Lawrence also leads the monthly racial discussion group Unshackled and shares some of the insights gained.
About our Guest: Dr. Jacqueline Lawrence, Founder and CEO of Legacy Showcases: grew up in Santa Rosa, California, she graduated from Tuskegee University in Alabama in 1983 with a B.S. degree in Business Administration, and from the Sacramento Theological Seminary and Bible College with a Master of Theology and Doctorate of Christian Counseling. She is Passionate about empowering, uplifting, and freeing people from issues that hold us captive through her books, plays, performances, discussion groups, and social media, Lawrence is a minister, author, actress, and songstress. Jacqueline is also the founder and facilitator for the monthly free racial discussion group, “Unshackled.”
Guest Link: http://legacyshowcases.com/
February 23, 2019 Saturday 7:30 to 9:30 PM, The Spirit of Us: A Musical Journey from Africa to Hip Hop, directed by Dr. Jacqueline Lawrence of Legacy Showcases, Museum of Sonoma County, 505 B Street, Santa Rosa, CA, https://museumsc.org/events/?eid=4951
Unshakled Racial Discussion Group https://www.facebook.com/pg/IamUnshackled/posts/
Racial Justice Allies of Sonoma County hhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/117922674922883/
2. Cynthia Leung talks about the collections of art and history at the Museum of Sonoma County in Santa Rosa, especially about the exhibits and events relating to Black History Month. Cynthia and Jacqueline talk about their collaboration in presenting The Spirit of Us: A Musical Journey from Africa to Hip Hop.
About our Guest: Cynthia Leung has worked at the Museum of Sonoma County since 2013. She has worked as a Visitor Services and Volunteer Coordinator, and presently is now working as the Museum’s Director of Public Programs and Tours. Cynthia manages the educational arm of the Museum, which includes our school and private adult tours, the Museum’s outreach programs, including our Art4Kids program, and the Museum’s public programs. She also organizes the Museum’s annual Dia de los Muertos exhibit.
Guest Link: Museum of Sonoma County: hhttps://museumsc.org/
February 7 through March 23, 2019, Exhibit: The Great Black Migration 1910 to 1970. Petaluma Historical Library and Museum, 20 Fourth St, Petaluma. FREE Open to the public.
For further Black History Month Activities in February of the Petaluma Blacks for Community Developmentt (most are free and open to the public) download the pdf of the brouchure (Click Here for pdf) or check out https://www.facebook.com/pb4cd/
February 14, 2019 Thursday 4:30 – 9:00 PM, The Mentor Me Center, 426 8th St, Petaluma, CA, One Billion Rising and The Vagina Monologues (English & Spanish) Tickets available to purchase for TVM https://www.facebook.com/events/201532364128702/
February 23, 2019 Saturday 5:00 PM Chinese New Year of the Boar Celebration, hosted by the Redwood Empire Chinese Association, at the Veterans Memorial Hall, Santa Rosa http://recacenter.org/
February 23, 2019 Saturday 5:30 PM, 41st Annual Black History Program, Theme of the Black Migration 1910-1970 with special tribute to Arethra Franklin, the Queen of Soul. Auditorium of New Life Christian Fellowship, 1310 Clegg St., Petaluma. Free and Open to the Public
February 23, 2019 Saturday 7:30 to 9:30 PM, The Spirit of Us: A Musical Journey from Africa to Hip Hop, directed by Dr. Jacqueline Lawrencem of Legacy Showcases, Museum of Sonoma County, 505 B Street, Santa Rosa, CA, https://museumsc.org/events/?eid=4951
Febrruary 24, 2019,Sunday 4 PM, Annual Gospel Hour, Petaluma Christian Church, 1160 Schuman Lane, with participation of local churches. Free and Open to the Public
March 3, 2019 Sunday 2f PM, Lecture by Dr. Martha C. Taylor, author of From Labor to Reward. No other author has chronicled the rich religious experiences of black church beginnings in the Bay Area from 1849 through 1972. Dr. Taylor captures the joys, frustrations, and unity of black people who left the segregated Deep South, came to the Bay Area seeking freedom only to face similar adversities of segregation, racism and other social-political barriers. Free and Open to the Public
March 30-31, 2019, Founding Convention of the California Progressive Alliance (CPA) https://californiaprogressivealliance.org/2019-founding-convention/
The Opening and Closing Theme song is with permission of the Composer and Singer
I Shall Be Released sung by Nina Simone from the album Sugar in my Bowl, The best of Nina Simone 1967-72 (1988 BMG Entertainment International)
Keep Your Eye On The Prize sung by Barbara Dane and Lighting Hopkins from the album Sometimes I Believe She Loves Me (2016 564490 Records DK
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